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From Sat Sep 28 10:31:27 PDT 1996
Article: 79540 of talk.politics.mideast
From: (Orest Slepokura)
Newsgroups: talk.politics.mideast
Subject: The "peace process" now: a Zionist-racist view
Date: 27 Sep 1996 23:21:28 GMT
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'There is no peace process,'
top Israeli politician asserts

[The Toronto Star, Aug. 21, 1996]

JERUSALEM (Reuter) - A senior Israeli minister who once likened Arabs to
cockroaches in a bottle said yesterday it might be better for the Jewish
state if the peace process "exploded."

Agriculture Minister Rafael Eitan, who led Israeli troops as army chief of
staff during the 1982 invasion of Lebanon, told Israel's Haaretz newspaper
in an interview that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu would drag his feet
on peace.

"The government will go at the slowest possible pace. It will scrutinize
every  apostrophe in the agreement before moving forward. The prime
minister sees these things correctly when he's not hurrying," Haaretz
quoted Eitan as saying.

Asked if he would be pleased if the peace process exploded, Eitan said:

"If it is good for the national interest that everything explodes, let it

"In my opinion there is no peace process at all," Eitan said.


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